Covid-19: 20 new cases, no deaths for 11th straight day

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 02 Jun 2020

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded 20 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday (June 2), bringing the total number of infections to 7,877 cases.

Health Ministry director-general Datuk Seri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said out of the 20 new cases, 15 were imported.

He said the 15 imported cases were of infections that happened abroad, while the five locally transmitted cases involved three foreigners and two Malaysians.

He added that the country saw no Covid-19 deaths for the 11th consecutive day, keeping the death toll at 115.

Dr Noor Hisham also said 66 patients had recovered on Tuesday (June 2) with a total of 6,470 patients discharged since Covid-19 outbreak began.

Malaysia’s Covid-19 recovery rate is now at 82.1% out of the total number of positive cases.

There are currently 1,292 active cases being treated at the country’s health facilities.

Presently, six patients are being treated at the intensive care units (ICU) with two of them on ventilator support.

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